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“The truth is PCM [sample playback] is a nice quick, cheap and dirty way to get certain effects with the least amount of work. But you have to be very stingy with those things, cuz they end up sounding like TV scores.”- Wendy Carlos

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mastering (audio term)

According to renowned mastering engineer Bob Katz, mastering is the art of refining and polishing a mix to take it to the next quality level. Originally, mastering was the preparation of audio for the transfer from tape to vinyl. Nowadays, it can mean varying levels of processing at the end of the production chain, where recorded material is prepared for duplication and distribution.

mastering (audio term)



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